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Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested

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The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and...

Failed coup puts Ethiopian ethnic militias in the spotlight

A foiled coup in Ethiopia’s Amhara state that left five senior officials dead, including the army’s chief of staff, pushed ethnic militias in one...

Failed regional coup in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the head of northern state Amhara were killed in separate but related attacks when a general tried to...

Ethiopian/AU mediation needs to be unified – Sudan military council

Sudan’s ruling military council said Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on...

Do not delay 2020 elections – Ethiopian opposition

Opposition politicians in Ethiopia warn against a delay to national elections due in 2020 the first under reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed but under...

Plan to return Ethiopians displaced by violence unveiled

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister announced a plan to return displaced people to their homes following ethnic violence, meeting communities who recently went home, as relief...

Ex-jail head accused of torture deported to Ethiopia

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Somali security personnel have arrested the former head of an Ethiopian prison notorious for torture and handed him back across the border, a regional...

Ex-Ethiopian spy boss charged in absentsia

The former head of Ethiopia’s intelligence service was charged in absentia with misuse of power and corruption, part of a crackdown by Prime Minister...

Anti-stall system was activated in Ethiopian 737 MAX crash – investigators

Investigators in the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia reached a preliminary conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the aircraft hit the...

Ethiopia operating Pantsir-S1 air defence systems

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Ethiopia is now operating the Russian Pantsir-S1 air defence system, with television footage showing the gun/missile defence system in Ethiopian National Defence Force service. Footage...

Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...